Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Release Analyst was £33,750 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1133 1134 1199
Rank change year-on-year +1 +65 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Analyst 41 64 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.024% 0.036% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.037% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 36 62 59
England median annual salary £33,750 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.63% -11.11% -7.69%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £26,320
90th Percentile £51,250 £63,750 £57,500
UK median annual salary £33,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -16.25% -11.11% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Release Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Release Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Release Analyst in England

Release Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Release Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Release Analyst in England

Release Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Analyst in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Analyst in England

Release Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +15 26 £26,500 -53.91%
North of England +11 11 £34,625 +6.54%
North West +7 11 £34,625 +6.54%
South East - 2 £22,500 -
East Midlands +39 1 - -
Midlands +33 1 - -
East of England +3 1 £35,000 +59.09%
Release Analyst
UK

Release Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Release Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Release Analyst in the job title.

1 38 (92.68%) ITIL
2 25 (60.98%) Release Management
3 20 (48.78%) SDLC
4 17 (41.46%) Finance
4 17 (41.46%) Microsoft Excel
5 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
6 14 (34.15%) Management Information System
7 13 (31.71%) Back Office
7 13 (31.71%) Service Management
7 13 (31.71%) SharePoint
7 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Office
7 13 (31.71%) SAP
7 13 (31.71%) Project Planning
7 13 (31.71%) Problem Management
7 13 (31.71%) Information Management
7 13 (31.71%) Document Management
7 13 (31.71%) Time Management
7 13 (31.71%) Data Extraction
7 13 (31.71%) Xerox
8 10 (24.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (21.95%) Windows
10 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
11 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (12.20%) Asset Management
13 5 (12.20%) ITSM
14 4 (9.76%) Investment Management
14 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2

Release Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (31.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) MSTest
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 13 (31.71%) Back Office
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.44%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (92.68%) ITIL
2 25 (60.98%) Release Management
3 20 (48.78%) SDLC
4 13 (31.71%) Data Extraction
4 13 (31.71%) Document Management
4 13 (31.71%) Information Management
4 13 (31.71%) Problem Management
4 13 (31.71%) Project Planning
4 13 (31.71%) Service Management
4 13 (31.71%) Time Management
5 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
6 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.20%) Asset Management
7 5 (12.20%) ITSM
8 4 (9.76%) Investment Management
8 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Release Automation
9 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.88%) APMP
2 2 (4.88%) ISEB
2 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.44%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 13 (31.71%) SAP
2 13 (31.71%) Xerox
3 1 (2.44%) OpenText
3 1 (2.44%) Siebel
3 1 (2.44%) Sun